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Who We Are

2K is headquartered in Novato, California and is a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO). Founded in 2005, 2K Games is a global video game company, publishing titles developed by some of the most influential game development studios in the world. Our studios responsible for developing 2K’s portfolio of world-class games across multiple platforms, include Visual Concepts, Firaxis, Hangar 13, CatDaddy, Cloud Chamber, 31st Union, and HB Studios. Our portfolio of titles is expanding due to our global strategic plan, building and acquiring exciting studios whose content continues to inspire all of us! 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including sports, shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, casual, and family entertainment.

Our team of engineers, marketers, artists, writers, data scientists, producers, thinkers and doers, are the professional publishing stewards of our growing library of critically-acclaimed franchises such as NBA 2K, 2K PGA, Battleborn, BioShock, Borderlands, The Quarry, The Darkness, Mafia, Sid Meier’s Civilization, Marvel’s Midnight Suns, WWE 2K, and XCOM.

At 2K, we pride ourselves on creating an inclusive work environment, which means encouraging our teams to Come as You Are and do your best work! We encourage ALL applicants to explore our global positions, even if they don’t meet every requirement for the role. If you're interested in the job and think you have what it takes to work at 2K, we encourage you to apply!

About the Team: Site Reliability Engineering (SRE)

The 2K Site Reliability team is responsible for the operations and infrastructure of all consumer-facing production systems and developer-facing systems at 2K Games, including NBA2K game services, customer-facing account services, and websites. This team handles systems and services spanning multiple datacenters both Terrestrial and cloud-based.

What We Need:

We are looking for an expert engineer who is passionate about building multi-datacenter infrastructure and services. Robust systems and problem-solving skills are required as we develop solutions for game studios and support data centers around the world alongside a group of outstanding engineers. In this role, you will collaborate with network engineers, systems architects, and development staff to support our gamers and the needs of the business.

What We Do:

  • Build and operate highly resilient systems in a multi-datacenter and cloud global environment serving game and consumer services

  • Develop tools for the management and automation of the systems and service infrastructure

  • Define and implement standards that will impact systems, services, and multiple software environments

  • Diagnose and resolve technical issues from both internal and external customers and drive improvements to prevent them from recurring

  • Participate in Site Reliability Engineering’s on-call rotation

Who We Believe Will Be an Outstanding Fit

You are eager to work in a fast-paced environment with other highly skilled engineers who are passionate about service availability and health!

If the idea of building data center infrastructure services from greenfield to implementation moves you!

Required Qualifications

  • Proven experience of demonstrated influence across one or more teams for large scale projects that drive impact and improvement across the organization

  • 6+ years of experience in an SRE role for online services in a multi-region, multi-cloud environment with specific experience in reliability and resiliency

  • Experience steering teams towards automation through new processes and tools.

  • AWS and/or GCP cloud experience running highly elastic mission-critical workloads

  • Proficient at coding experience in at least one of the languages: Python, Ruby, Java, or Go, and a good understanding of code management

  • More than proven experience using Infrastructure as Code tools like Terraform, Pulumi, and/or others

  • Extensive knowledge of software build, test, and deploy processes using Git, Jenkins, Puppet, Ansible, Docker/containers, and Kubernetes

  • Experience with system analysis and troubleshooting

  • Serve as a mentor to junior engineers and provide technical leadership to the organization.

Bonus Points

  • Prior hands-on experience running large scale multiplayer video games at scale

  • Experience designing and crafting software for systems and network automation

  • Debugging, code optimization, and routine task automation skills

  • Demonstrated ability to decompose sophisticated problems. Ability to engage in lateral investigations.

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to ensuring that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform their essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us if you need reasonable accommodation.

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